Life Sciences

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation’s (REC’s) flagship Life Sciences sector group provides specialist support and advice to recruitment agencies working in a range of areas including pharmaceuticals, scientific research, biochemistry and biomedical technology.

It is an exciting time to be a recruiter in this sector. It is estimated that the UK Life Sciences sector generates a turnover of over £56 billion making it one of the strongest and most productive life sciences sectors in the world and it employs over 160,000 people. It's growth is set to continue over the coming years. 

REC Life Sciences is here to support your business through regular events and webinars, a specialist sector guide, sector-specific membership certificate, and a dedicated Policy Advisor.

Mission Statement

The REC Life Sciences Sector Group provides a platform to share and improve the future of the life science recruitment sector, while enhancing skills and professional standards.


1.   Ensure that the REC Life Sciences Sector Group maintains high professional standards,and that group members are widely recognised by clients, candidates and others as being highly professional recruiters.

2.   Ensure that the interests of the life science recruitment sector are best represented by the REC.

3.   Be a continual voice for the life sciences recruitment sector.

 Join us at our next sector meeting on the 19th November 2019 at LinkedIn HQ - more info here

Join REC Life Sciences' Sector Group:

To speak to someone about the benefits of joining the REC Life Sciences Sector Group contact your Account Manager on 020 7009 2144 or email for details.

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